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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 112 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Manchester Happened - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786075895 | ISBN 10: 178607589x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE HEARST BIG BOOK AWARDS 2019  AN AMBITIOUS AND ASSURED COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF KINTU.  If there's one thing the characters in Jennifer Makumbi's stories know, it's ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Freedom Artist by Ben Okri
    The Freedom Artist - by Ben Okri

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788549615 | ISBN 10: 1788549619

    One of 2019's most anticipated novels in The Times, Irish Times and Guardian. "Where fiction's master of enchantments stares down a real horror, and without blinking or flinching, produces a work of beauty, grace and uncommon power"(Marlon James, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travellers by Helon Habila
    Travellers - by Helon Habila

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241394502 | ISBN 10: 0241394503

    "Once I started reading Travellers, I couldn't stop. With power and control, it plunges the reader into a maze of lives that crisscross between Africa and Europe. Refugees and not only refugees hungering for the north, pushing their way through the b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell
    The Old Drift - by Namwali Serpell

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781781090497 | ISBN 10: 1781090491

    Electrifying, playful, ambitious, brilliant – a Zambian debut novel that follows three generations of three families, telling the story of a nation, and of the grand sweep of time.  On the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book London Rocks by Brenda Lee Browne
    London Rocks - by Brenda Lee Browne

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910553725 | ISBN 10: 1910553727

    This is the story of Dante Brookes, a young man growing up in London in the late seventies and early eighties when sound systems ruled the party scene for young, Black British youths of Caribbean heritage.  He navigates the loss of friends, poli ... more

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  • Cover image of book Silence is My Mother Tongue by Sulaiman Addonia
    Silence is My Mother Tongue - by Sulaiman Addonia

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999683320 | ISBN 10: 1999683323

    A searing novel of love, judgement and sacrifice and the powerful bonds forged in the crucible of refugee camp life from an internationally-acclaimed writer.   Saba, the novel’s heroine, arrives in an East African refugee camp as a young gi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Kintu - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786074430 | ISBN 10: 1786074435

    An award-winning debut that vividly reimagines Uganda's troubled history through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan.   The breathtaking debut from the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Redemption Song and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 by Various authors
    Redemption Song and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781780264615 | ISBN 10: 1780264615

    Edited by Chris Brazier and The Caine Prize.   Now in its nineteenth year the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah
    The Hundred Wells of Salaga - by Ayesha Harruna Attah

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911115519 | ISBN 10: 1911115510

    Aminah lives an idyllic life in the village of Botu, until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that will turn her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the wilful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an im ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wizard of the Crow by Ngugi wa Thiong
    Wizard of the Crow - by Ngugi wa Thiong

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784873356 | ISBN 10: 1784873357

    Set in the fictional Free Republic of Aburiria, Wizard of the Crow dramatises with searing humour and piercing observation a battle for control of the sould of the Aburirian people.  Fashioning the stories of the powerful and the ordinary into a daz ... more

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  • Cover image of book Evening Primrose by Kopano Matlwa
    Evening Primrose - by Kopano Matlwa

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473662285 | ISBN 10: 1473662281

    Compelling and heart-wrenching, Evening Primrose explores issues of race, poverty and gender in post-apartheid South Africa through the eyes of a junior doctor.   When Masechaba finally achieves her childhood dream of becoming a doctor, he ... more

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  • Cover image of book What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
    What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky - by Lesley Nneka Arimah

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472239631 | ISBN 10: 1472239636

    A stunning collection of short stories from Caine-Prize shortlisted and Commonwealth Writer's Prize winner Lesley Nneka Arimah, What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky has been described as 'luminous' (Roxane Gay) 'mesmerising' (Ayobami Adebayo) ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jagua Nana by Cyprian Ekwensi
    Jagua Nana - by Cyprian Ekwensi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241334997 | ISBN 10: 0241334993

    Bold, moving, entertaining and controversial, this is the great novel of 1960s Lagos life - with one of the most unforgettable heroines in literature.   Jagua Nana, no longer young but still irresistible, lives a life of hedonism in Lagos: men, pa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Petals of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong
    Petals of Blood - by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784873363 | ISBN 10: 1784873365

    After decades of British rule Kenya has declared its independence, but drought and poor harvests still govern the village of Ilmorog. Undeterred, Munira, Karega, Wanja and Abdulla each move to Ilmorog in search of a more provincial life, only to find ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
    Stay With Me - by Ayobami Adebayo

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782119609 | ISBN 10: 1782119604

    “If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking”   Shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Prize, this Nigerian debut is the heart-breaking tale of what wanting a child can do to a person, a mar ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blacker the Berry... by Wallace Thurman
    The Blacker the Berry... - by Wallace Thurman

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780143131878 | ISBN 10: 0143131877

    The groundbreaking Harlem Renaissance novel about prejudice within the black community.  Emma Lou Morgan’s skin is black. So black that it’s a source of shame to her not only among the largely white community of her hometown of Boise, Id ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dance of the Jakaranda by Peter Kimani
    Dance of the Jakaranda - by Peter Kimani

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846592096 | ISBN 10: 1846592097

    New York Times Notable Book of the Year   1963. Kenya is on the verge of independence from British colonial rule. In the Great Rift Valley, Kenyans of all backgrounds come together in the previously white-only establishment of the Jakaranda Ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa by Efemia Chela (Editor)
    Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa - by Efemia Chela (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780264059 | ISBN 10: 1780264054

    Short Story Day Africa brings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers and school children from all over the globe to write, submit, read, workshop and discuss stories. This is the fourth in the SSDA collection of anthologies whic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trinidad Noir: The Classics by Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni (Editors)
    Trinidad Noir: The Classics - by Earl Lovelace and Robert Antoni (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781617754357 | ISBN 10: 1617754358

    Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the geographic area of the book. Now, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Taduno
    Taduno's Song - by Odafe Atogun

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782118138 | ISBN 10: 1782118136

    “When music is silent you hear the laughter of the tyrant”   A powerful debut from a new voice in contemporary African writing.   The day a stained brown envelope arrives from Taduno’s homeland, he knows that the time has come ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome to Lagos by Chibundu Onuzo
    Welcome to Lagos - by Chibundu Onuzo

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571268955 | ISBN 10: 0571268951

    When army officer Chike Ameobi is ordered to kill innocent civilians, he knows that it is time to leave. As he travels towards Lagos, he becomes the leader of a new platoon, a band of runaways who share his desire for a better life.   Their arriva ... more

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  • Cover image of book Augustown by Kei Miller
    Augustown - by Kei Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474603614 | ISBN 10: 1474603610

    From Kei Miller, the winner of the 2014 Forward Prize, a magical and haunting novel set in the underbelly of Jamaica.  It is 11 April 1982 and a smell is coming down John Golding Road right alongside the boy-child, something attached to him, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn
    Here Comes the Sun - by Nicole Dennis-Benn

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786071248 | ISBN 10: 178607124x

    A finalist for the New York Public Library Fiction Award A Grand Prix Littéraire of the Association of Caribbean Writers Selection   In this radiant, highly anticipated debut, a cast of unforgettable women battle for independence while a m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day Ends Like Any Day by Timothy Ogene
    The Day Ends Like Any Day - by Timothy Ogene

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910688298 | ISBN 10: 1910688290

    Sam, a young Nigerian whose father only speaks to the children once he has taken on enough alcohol, and whose mother won’t accept that Sam is different from his siblings, is formed by the people he meets, the gay young man he cannot rescue from his ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila
    The Ultimate Tragedy - by Abdulai Sila

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910213544 | ISBN 10: 1910213543

    The first novel to be translated into English from Guinea Bissau, The Ultimate Tragedy is a tale of love and emerging political awareness in an Africa beginning to challenge Portuguese colonial rule.  Ndani leaves her village to seek a better ... more

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  • Cover image of book Segu by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray
    Segu - by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241293515 | ISBN 10: 0241293510

    The bestselling epic novel of family, treachery, rivalry, religious fervour and the turbulent fate of a royal African dynasty.  It is 1797 and the African kingdom of Segu, born of blood and violence, is at the height of its power. Yet Dousika ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso
    The Woman Next Door - by Yewande Omotoso

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784701376 | ISBN 10: 1784701378

    Hortensia and Marion are next door neighbours in a charming, bougainvillea-laden Cape Town suburb.  One is black, one white. Both are successful women with impressive careers behind them. Both have recently been widowed. Both are in their eighti ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Song for Night by Chris Abani
    A Song for Night - by Chris Abani

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846592041 | ISBN 10: 1846592046

    Even with the knowledge that there are some sins too big for even God to forgive, every night my sky is still full of stars; a wonderful song for night.   Trained as a human mine detector, a boy soldier in West Africa witnesses and takes part ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ladivine by Marie NDiaye
    Ladivine - by Marie NDiaye

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857053350 | ISBN 10: 0857053353

    The spellbinding new novel by the Goncourt-winning, International Booker-shortlisted author of Three Strong Women.   Clarisse Rivire's life is shaped by a refusal to admit to her husband Richard and to her daughter Ladivine that her mother is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
    The Fishermen - by Chigozie Obioma

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780957548862 | ISBN 10: 0957548869

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 MAN BOOKER PRIZE In this dazzling debut novel, four young brothers in a small Nigerian town encounter a madman, whose prophecy of violence threatens the core of their family Told from the point of view of nine-year ... more

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  • Cover image of book Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (Editor)
    Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara - by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869024 | ISBN 10: 1408869020

    Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing, to more recent talents like Nuruddin F ... more

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  • Cover image of book John Crow
    John Crow's Devil - by Marlon James

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780748498 | ISBN 10: 1780748493

    With language as taut as classic works by Cormac McCarthy and a richness reminiscent of early Toni Morrison, this stunning debut is set in Jamess native Jamaica.   On a day beginning with a bad omen - black vultures, locally called John Crows ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah
    The Book of Memory - by Petina Gappah

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571296842 | ISBN 10: 057129684x

    The story you have asked me to tell begins not with the ignominious ugliness of Lloyd's death but on a long-ago day in April when the sun seared my blistered face and I was nine years old and my father and mother sold me to a strange man. I say my fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lost Child by Caryl Phillips
    The Lost Child - by Caryl Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780747989 | ISBN 10: 1780747985

    Caryl Phillipss The Lost Child is a sweeping story of orphans and outcasts, haunted by the past and fighting to liberate themselves from it. At its centre is Monica Johnson, cut off from her parents after falling in love with a foreigner, and her bi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Age of Magic by Ben Okri
    The Age of Magic - by Ben Okri

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784081485 | ISBN 10: 1784081485

    'The Age of Magic has begun. Unveil your eyes.' Eight weary film-makers, travelling from Paris to Basel, arrive at a small Swiss hotel on the shores of a luminous lake. Above them, strewn with lights that twinkle in the darkness, looms the tower ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
    A Brief History of Seven Killings - by Marlon James

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780746357 | ISBN 10: 1780746350

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AND SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:  WIRED GQ BBC CULTURE NEW YORK TIMES, Michiko Kakutani WASHINGTON POST ELECTRIC LITERATURE TIME PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AMAZON HUFFING ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blackass by A. Igoni Barrett
    Blackass - by A. Igoni Barrett

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780701188566 | ISBN 10: 0701188561

    White skin, green eyes, red hair black ass. Furo Wariboko born and bred in Lagos wakes up on the morning of his job interview to discover he has turned into a white man. As he hits the streets of Lagos running, Furo finds the dead ends of hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lusaka Punk and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2015 by Various authors
    Lusaka Punk and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2015 - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262284 | ISBN 10: 1780262280

    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2015 brings together the five shortlisted authors' stories along with 12 other stories from the best new writers. Insightful, arresting and entertaining - this collection reflects the richness and range of current ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hiding in Plain Sight by Nuruddin Farah
    Hiding in Plain Sight - by Nuruddin Farah

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780747996 | ISBN 10: 1780747993

    When Bella, an internationally known fashion photographer, dazzling and aloof, is forced to return to Nairobi to care for her teenage niece and nephew, she feels an unfamiliar surge of protectiveness and responsibility. But when their mother unex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Savage Seasons by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell
    Savage Seasons - by Kettly Mars, translated by Jeanine Herman. Afterword by Madison Smartt Bell

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780803271487 | ISBN 10: 0803271484

    Port-au-Prince, the 1960s: Duvalier and his militia are systematically eliminating opponents to the regime. Daniel Leroy, editor in chief of the opposition newspaper, has just been arrested. To find out what has become of him, his wife, Nirvah, visit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dust by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
    Dust - by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783781317 | ISBN 10: 1783781319

    Kenya, 2007. Odidi Oganda, running for his life, is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi. His sister, Ajany, and their father bring his body back home, to a crumbling colonial house in northern Kenya. But the peace they seek is hard to find: the mur ... more

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  • Cover image of book The African Equation by Yasmina Khadra, translated by Howard Curtis
    The African Equation - by Yasmina Khadra, translated by Howard Curtis

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908313706 | ISBN 10: 1908313706

    One of the giants of francophone writing of our time, Algerian author Yasmina Khadra takes current events as a starting point to explore opposing views and myths of Africa and the West, attitudes to life and work and our duties towards our fellow hum ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord
    The Best of All Possible Worlds - by Karen Lord

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780871684 | ISBN 10: 1780871686

    This is a story of hope. Grace Delarua, a civil servant with the government of Cygnus Beta, remembers when the Sadiri arrived on their planet, a galactic hinterland for pioneers and refugees. This is a story of survival. Dllenahkh, leader of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Americanah - by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007356348 | ISBN 10: 000735634x

    From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a powerful story of love, race and identity.   As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing the country if t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sketcher by Roland Watson-Grant
    Sketcher - by Roland Watson-Grant

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846883125 | ISBN 10: 1846883121

    Nine-year-old Skid Beaumonts family is stuck in the mud. Following his fathers decision to relocate and build a new home, based on a drunken vision that New Orleans would rapidly expand eastwards into the wetlands as a result of the Seventies oil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Strong Women by Marie NDiaye, translated by John Fletcher
    Three Strong Women - by Marie NDiaye, translated by John Fletcher

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857051073 | ISBN 10: 0857051075

    Three women who almost had it all...  Norah thinks she has made it when she qualifies as a lawyer in Paris; Fanta works her way into a prestigious teaching job in her home city; Khady runs a cafe with her loving husband now all she wants is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossbones by Nurudin Farah
    Crossbones - by Nurudin Farah

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847086105 | ISBN 10: 1847086101

    A dozen years after his last visit, Jeebleh returns to his beloved Mogadiscio to see old friends. He is accompanied by his son-in-law, Malik, a journalist intent on covering the region's ongoing turmoil. What greets them at first is not the chaos Jee ... more

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  • Cover image of book Report From Planet Midnight by Nalo Hopkinson
    Report From Planet Midnight - by Nalo Hopkinson

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781604864977 | ISBN 10: 1604864974

    Nalo Hopkinson has been busily (and wonderfully) subverting the genre since her first novel, Brown Girl in the Ring, won a Locus Award for SF and Fantasy in 1999. Since then she has acquired a prestigious World Fantasy Award, a legion of adventurou ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Gift by Abdulrazak Gurnah
    The Last Gift - by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408821855 | ISBN 10: 1408821850

    One day, long before the troubles, he slipped away without saying a word to anyone and never went back. And then another day, forty three years later, he collapsed just inside the front door of his house in a small English town. It was late in the da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord
    Redemption in Indigo - by Karen Lord

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780873084 | ISBN 10: 1780873085

    Paama, who is a great cook, has returned to her family after 10 years of marriage to the gluttonous Ansige, but two years later he hires the master tracker Kwame to find her. Kwame needs the money to finance his own wanderlust and reluctantly takes t ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Delights by Siphiwo Mahala
    African Delights - by Siphiwo Mahala

    £12.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781431402519 | ISBN 10: 1431402516

    African Delights is a unique literary journey through some critical moments in South African history. The journey begins in Sophiatown of the 1950s, one of the most definitive periods in South African urban culture. This part of the book is in dialog ... more

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  • Cover image of book Angel by Merle Collins
    Angel - by Merle Collins

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781845231859 | ISBN 10: 1845231856

    Angel covers the turbulent years during which Grenada both found and lost itself, from 1951, when workers revolted against the power of the white owners of the sugar and cocoa estates, to 1983 when the US invasion put an end to a bold social experime ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ladies are Upstairs by Merle Collins
    The Ladies are Upstairs - by Merle Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781845231798 | ISBN 10: 1845231791

    From the 1930s to the new century, Doux Thibaut, one of Merle Collins most memorable characters, negotiates a hard life on the Caribbean island of Paz. As a child there is the shame of poverty and illegitimacy, and there are the hazards of sectarian ... more

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  • Cover image of book What the Day Owes the Night by Yasmina Khadra
    What the Day Owes the Night - by Yasmina Khadra

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099540458 | ISBN 10: 0099540452

    A romance and a tale of friendship and identity, set in the harsh yet mystic landscape of Algeria.  'Darling, this is Younes. Yesterday he was my nephew, today he is our son'   Younes' life is changed forever when his poverty-stric ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Warner Woman by Kei Miller
    The Last Warner Woman - by Kei Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780753828083 | ISBN 10: 0753828081

    A young Jamaican woman with a gift of prophecy embarks on a journey that will take her from a leper colony, to revivalist meetings, then to England.  Once upon a time in Jamaica a young woman went somewhere that no one had visited for yea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under an Emerald Sky by Olukemi Amala
    Under an Emerald Sky - by Olukemi Amala

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780955961854 | ISBN 10: 0955961858

    Two babies are born five minutes apart in a UK hospital.  Immersed in her rich Nigerian heritage, Yewande grows up able to hear her ancestors voices a double edged sword that heightens her spiritual awareness, but alienates her sister ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beneath the Lion
    Beneath the Lion's Gaze - by Maaza Mengiste

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099539926 | ISBN 10: 0099539926

    An epic tale of a father and two sons, of betrayals and loyalties, of a family unraveling in the wake of Ethiopias revolution.  Beneath the Lions Gaze opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1974, on the eve of a revolution. Yonas kneels in his m ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Palace in the Old Village by Tahar Ben Jelloun
    A Palace in the Old Village - by Tahar Ben Jelloun

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906413750 | ISBN 10: 1906413754

    The international bestseller: From 'Morocco's greatest living author' (Guardian), a novel about the powerful pull of home and the yearning for tradition and family.  Mohammed has spent the past forty years working in France. As he approac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret Lives of Baba Segi
    The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives - by Lola Shoneyin

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846687495 | ISBN 10: 1846687497

    To the dismay of her overbearingly ambitious mother, Bolanle marries into a polygamous family, where she is the fourth wife of a rich, rotund patriarch, Baba Segi. She is a graduate and therefore a great prize, but even graduates must produce childre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Speaking for the Generations: An Anthology of Contemporary African Short Stories by Dike Okoro (Editor)
    Speaking for the Generations: An Anthology of Contemporary African Short Stories - by Dike Okoro (Editor)

    £19.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781592217199 | ISBN 10: 1592217192

    This anthology aims to represent the best of contemporary African short stories written in English. Familiar names such as Benjamin Kwakye, Tijan Sallah, Zahra Ramij, Freddy Macha, Arja Salafranca, Odun Balogun, Tanure Ojaide, Jackee Budesta Batanda, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed
    Black Mamba Boy - by Nadifa Mohamed

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780007315772 | ISBN 10: 0007315775

    For fans of Half of a Yellow Sun, a stunning novel set in 1930s Somalia spanning a decade of war and upheaval, all seen through the eyes of a small boy alone in the world. Aden, 1935; a city vibrant, alive, and full of hidden dangers. And home to ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Rain Clouds Gather & Maru by Bessie Head, introduced by Helen Oyeyemi
    When Rain Clouds Gather & Maru - by Bessie Head, introduced by Helen Oyeyemi

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086221 | ISBN 10: 1844086224

    When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is trying ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bitter Leaf by Chioma Okereke
    Bitter Leaf - by Chioma Okereke

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086276 | ISBN 10: 1844086275

    Bitter Leaf is a richly textured and intricate novel set in Mannobe, a world that is African in nature but never geographically placed. At the heart of the novel is the village itself and its colourful cast of inhabitants: Babylon, a gifted musician ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goree: Point of Departure by Angela Barry
    Goree: Point of Departure - by Angela Barry

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845231255 | ISBN 10: 1845231252

    A chance encounter at Kennedy Airport with her ex-husband, Saliou Wade, takes Magdalene and their now adult daughter, Khadi, on a visit to him and his new family in Senegal. Magdalene is understandably nervous about the return, remembering the pain o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bivouac by Kwame Dawes
    Bivouac - by Kwame Dawes

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845231057 | ISBN 10: 1845231058

    When his father dies in suspicious circumstances, Ferron Morgans trauma is increased by the conflict within his family and his fathers friends over whether the death is the result of medical negligence or a political assassination. Ferron has lived ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
    I Do Not Come to You by Chance - by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780753826973 | ISBN 10: 0753826976

    A vivid, warm and very funny debut novel set against the colourful back-drop of modern Nigeria.  Kingsley is fresh out of university, eager to find an engineering job so he can support his family and marry the girl of his dreams. Being the op ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Black Sisters
    On Black Sisters's Street - by Chika Unigwe

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099523949 | ISBN 10: 0099523949

    Before Efe came to Belgium, she imagined castles and clean streets and snow as white as salt. Belgium, ...a country wey dey Europe. Next door to London'. At the house on Zwarterzusterstraat four very different women have made their way from Afri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    The Thing Around Your Neck - by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780007306213 | ISBN 10: 0007306210

    From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the Orange Prize-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, come twelve dazzling stories in which she turns her penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the West.  In ' ... more

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  • Cover image of book Infinite Riches by Ben Okri
    Infinite Riches - by Ben Okri

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099540335 | ISBN 10: 0099540339

    In the chaotic world of his African village, the spirit-child Azaro still watches the tumultous and tender lives of the Living; of his father who has been imprisoned for a crime he did not commit and of his mother who battles for justice.  This ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreams from the Endz by Faiza Guene
    Dreams from the Endz - by Faiza Guene

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099512929 | ISBN 10: 0099512920

    Dreams from the Endz is the story of twenty-four Ahlme, who is spirited, sassy and wise but has more problems than she knows how to deal with.  Her father, The Boss, is permanently disabled after an accident on a building site, her sixteen-year ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Elegy for Easterly by Petina Gappah
    An Elegy for Easterly - by Petina Gappah

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780571246946 | ISBN 10: 057124694x

    A woman in a township in Zimbabwe is surrounded by throngs of dusty children but longs for a baby of her own; an old man finds that his job making coffins at No Matter Funeral Parlour brings unexpected riches; a politicians widow quietly stands by a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Say You
    Say You're One of Them - by Uwem Akpan

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780349120645 | ISBN 10: 0349120641

    'I see dirty water dripping down the white wall beside me. It is coming from the ceiling. At first, it comes down in two thin lines. The the lines widen and swell into one. Then two more lines come down, in spurts, like little spiders gliding down on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Same Earth by Kei Miller
    The Same Earth - by Kei Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780753823118 | ISBN 10: 075382311x

    In the small Jamaican village of Watergate a thief stirs - no fewer than three pairs of Tessa Walcott's panties have gone missing. When Imelda Richardson suggests forming a Neighbourhood Watch to curb the crimewave, she couldn't possibly have forse ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blonde Faith by Walter Mosley
    Blonde Faith - by Walter Mosley

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780753823446 | ISBN 10: 0753823446

    Easy Rawlins comes home from work and finds more trouble on his doorstep than most men encounter in a lifetime. A friend, fearing for his life, has lfet his daughter at Easy's house and vanished without a trace.  Worse, someone else important ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Troubled Dream by Jacques Compton
    A Troubled Dream - by Jacques Compton

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906190132 | ISBN 10: 1906190135

    In the years after the Second World War, many West Indians came to live and work in Britain following the recruitment drives of such institutions as London Transport and the National Health Service. Many had also served in the British Armed Forces du ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dance Tough Guys by James Osmund
    Dance Tough Guys - by James Osmund

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9789768184979 | ISBN 10: 9768184973

    Bestselling author, successful songwriter, beauty queen wife, fame and fortune at the age of twenty-eight; handsome and well-endowed, Charlie seemed to have it made...or did he?  Dance Tough Guys is the riveting story of Charlie's incredible ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Opposite House by Helen Oyeyemi
    The Opposite House - by Helen Oyeyemi

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747593102 | ISBN 10: 0747593108

    Maja was five years old when her black Cuban family emigrated from the Caribbean to London, leaving her with one complete memory: a woman singing in a voice both eerie and enthralling at their farewell party. Now, almost twenty years later, Maja ... more

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  • Cover image of book Star of the Morning by Pamela Jooste
    Star of the Morning - by Pamela Jooste

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780552773607 | ISBN 10: 0552773603

    We were coloured girls in a white world that didnt want us. Born on the wrong side of the racial divide in apartheid-torn Cape Town, young sisters Ruby and Rose exist in a world where they are not welcome. As part of the Cape Coloured community ... more

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  • Cover image of book Starbook by Ben Okri
    Starbook - by Ben Okri

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846040818 | ISBN 10: 1846040817

    We are listeners at the oracle. Those who truly hear are touched and changed. At one level, Starbook tells the delicate story of a prince and a maiden who are both tested by trials in a mythical land where art, initiation and dynamic stillness ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unbridled by Jude Dibia
    Unbridled - by Jude Dibia

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781770095267 | ISBN 10: 1770095268

    An extraordinary novel of breathtaking beauty, which follows in the tradition of Buchi Emecheta and Chris Abani. Winner of the 2007 Ken Saro-Wiwa Award.   Ngozi Akachi is a somewhat regular village girl of exquisite beauty, light-skinned and h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being Here: Modern Short Stories from Southern Africa by Compiled by Robin Malan
    Being Here: Modern Short Stories from Southern Africa - by Compiled by Robin Malan

    £10.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780864866967 | ISBN 10: 0864866968

    Robin Malan's selection of stories about and from South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Mozambique since 1960, is a vibrant collection, chosen to reflect lived experience of these places in these times u surely the most exciting and most pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coconut by Kopano Matlwa
    Coconut - by Kopano Matlwa

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781770093362 | ISBN 10: 1770093362

    An exciting young voice has emerged that reflects the idiosyncratic nature of our young democracy.  Coconut is a story that deals with growing up as a black child in a white world. It is the story of black youth who grow up in white neighbourhoo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jungfrau and Other Short Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 7th Annual Collection by Mary Watson and others
    Jungfrau and Other Short Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 7th Annual Collection - by Mary Watson and others

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904456629 | ISBN 10: 1904456626

    The winner of the 7th Caine Prize for African Writing is Jungfrau by Mary Watson from South Africa. Her story leads into this lively anthology of short stories from the best writers across the continent. It collects the winner and shortlist together ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blue Shoes and Happiness (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 7) by Alexander McCall Smith
    Blue Shoes and Happiness (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 7) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780349117720 | ISBN 10: 0349117721

    Now that she is finally and happily married to her long-term suitor Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, Mma Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency of Botswana might have expected life to grow more sedate. But the many problems that lead customers to Mma Ramo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi
    The Icarus Girl - by Helen Oyeyemi

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747578864 | ISBN 10: 0747578869

    A stunning first novel about spirits, twins and an extraordinary little girl.  Jessamy Harrison is eight years old. Sensitive, whimsical, possessed of a powerful imagination, she spends hours writing, reading or simply hiding in the dark warmth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amina by Mohammed Umar
    Amina - by Mohammed Umar

    £17.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781592214044 | ISBN 10: 1592214045

    This dramatic story of the efforts of the heroine and her friends to bring about change in the social conditions of women in Nigeria addresses pressing political issues which rarely appear in fiction - the legal status of Muslim women, the limitation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
    Things Fall Apart - by Chinua Achebe

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141023380 | ISBN 10: 0141023384

    Okonkwo is the greatest warrior alive. His fame has spread like bushfire in West Africa and he is one of the most powerful men of his clan.But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show weakness to anyone - ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Love Stories: An Anthology by Edited by Ama Ata Aidoo
    African Love Stories: An Anthology - by Edited by Ama Ata Aidoo

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780954702366 | ISBN 10: 0954702360

    "African love stories? Is that not some kind of anomaly? This radical collection of short stories, most published in this edition for the first time, aims to debunk the myth about African women as impoverished victims. With origins that span the cont ... more

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  • Cover image of book Desertion by Abdulrazak Gurnah
    Desertion - by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747578956 | ISBN 10: 0747578958

    Early one morning in 1889, in a small town along the coast from Mombasa, Hassanali sets out for the mosque. But he never gets there, for out of the desert stumbles an ashen and exhausted Englishman who collapses at his feet.  That man is Martin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Island Songs by Alex Wheatle
    Island Songs - by Alex Wheatle

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780749082437 | ISBN 10: 0749082437

    "She wondered what kind of world she had brought her two daughters into - the tedious cycle of rural Jamaican life. No chance for them to set off upon adventures and see the outside world."  But sisters Jenny and Hortense Rodney descendents of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Secrets by M.G. Vassanji
    The Book of Secrets - by M.G. Vassanji

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781841956862 | ISBN 10: 1841956864

    When Pius Fernandes, a retired schoolteacher living in modern-day Dar es Salaam, discovers the diary of a British colonial administrator from 1913, he is drawn into a provocative account of East Africa and the liasons, feelings and secrets of its peo ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 6) by Alexander McCall Smith
    In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 6) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780349117423 | ISBN 10: 034911742x

    Precious Ramotswe, that cheerful Botswanan private investigator of 'traditional build', is now married to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors.  The Agency is busy, but Mma Ramotswe cannot ignore the plea which is made by a woman wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The In-Between World of Vikram Lall by M.G. Vassanji
    The In-Between World of Vikram Lall - by M.G. Vassanji

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781841956060 | ISBN 10: 1841956066

    "My name is Vikram Lall. I have the distinction of having been numbered one of Africa's most corrupt men..."  Vikram Lall inhabits an 'in-between world': between his ancestral home in India and the Kenya he loves passionately; between his infamo ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Blinding Absence of Light. by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Linda Coverdale translator)
    This Blinding Absence of Light. - by Tahar Ben Jelloun (Linda Coverdale translator)

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141022826 | ISBN 10: 0141022825

    In 1971 disaffected student Salim took part in a failed coup to oust King Hassan II of Morocco. With sixty others he was incarcerated in a secret prison complex in the Moroccon desert; they were to remain there for nearly twenty years. In starkly elo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Now is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker
    Now is the Time to Open Your Heart - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819579 | ISBN 10: 0753819570

    Kate has always been a wanderer. A well-piblished author, married several times, she has lived a life full of adventure. But now it is time for her to explore new territory.  She leaves her lover Yolo and embarks on a mesmerising journey down th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Married a Lion by Alexander McCall Smith
    The Girl Who Married a Lion - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781841956299 | ISBN 10: 1841956295

    How can a girl possibly have married a lion? How can a man have a tree growing out of his head? And how can a woman have children made of wax?  The stories in this delightful collection make these questions seem simple, everyday ones - with, as ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Myths of Origin by Stephen Belcher
    African Myths of Origin - by Stephen Belcher

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780140449457 | ISBN 10: 0140449450

    Gathering a wide range of traditional African myths, this landmark new collection offers tales of heroes battling mighty serpents and monstrous birds, brutal family conflicts and vengeance, and desperate migrations across vast and alien lands. From a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boy by Lindsey Collen
    Boy - by Lindsey Collen

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747574675 | ISBN 10: 0747574677

    Krish Burton is seventeen, and he's struggling with the memories of his beloved dead brother, the school exams that he is failing, and with his parents who never call him by his name, instead barking "Boy!" But when he is sent on his first trip alone ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute by Sunjata
    Bamba Suso and Banna Kanute - by Sunjata

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780140447361 | ISBN 10: 0140447369

    Sunjata Keita was the founder of one of the greatest empires of Western Africa. These two epic accounts of his life portray a greedy, slow-witted child - said to have crawled till the age of seven - who grew up as prophecy foretold to become a mighty ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Visions of the Future by Nalo Hopkinson and Uppinder Mehan (Editors)
    So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Visions of the Future - by Nalo Hopkinson and Uppinder Mehan (Editors)

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781551521589 | ISBN 10: 155152158x

    So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy is an anthology of original new stories by leading African, Asian, South Asian, and Aboriginal authors, as well as North American and British writers of colour.   Stories of imagine ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Full Cupboard of Life (The No.1 Ladies
    The Full Cupboard of Life (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 5) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780349117256 | ISBN 10: 034911725x

    Mma Ramotswe, who became engaged to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni at the end of the first book, is still engaged. She wonders when a day for the wedding will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting too much pressure on her fianc. For indeed he has other ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kalahari Typing School for Men (The No.1 Ladies
    The Kalahari Typing School for Men (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 4) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780349117041 | ISBN 10: 0349117047

    'Ex-CID. Ex-New York. Ex-cellent' reads the sign outside the Satisfaction Guarantee Detective Agency. Cephas Buthelezi certainly talks the talk, Precious discovers, but would he have the wherewithal to deal with her current case - a man who has been ... more

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  • Cover image of book A is for Ancestors; A Selection of Works from the Caine Prize for African Writing. by Various
    A is for Ancestors; A Selection of Works from the Caine Prize for African Writing. - by Various

    £11.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781770090279 | ISBN 10: 1770090274

    Caine Prize 2003 Winner and Finalists;Yvonne Adhiambo-Owuor (Kenya), Ken Barris (South Africa), George Makana Clark (Zimbabwe), Emmanuel Donala (Congo), Rachelle Greef (South Africa)  African Writers' Workshop Stories 2003; Yvonne Adhiambo-O ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah
    Paradise - by Abdulrazak Gurnah

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780747573999 | ISBN 10: 0747573999

    Born in East Africa, Yusuf has few qualms about the journey he is about to make. It never occurs to him to ask why he is accompanying Uncle Aziz or why the trip has been organised so suddenly, and he does not think to ask when he will be returning. B ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Child of an Ancient People by Anour Benmalek
    The Child of an Ancient People - by Anour Benmalek

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099453697 | ISBN 10: 009945369x

    It is 1872. Lislei is a young French woman escaping from the bloody turmoil of the Paris commune; Kader is an Arab prince fleeing from the revolt of the Saharan tribesmen in Algeria. Together they succeed in boarding an old sailing ship bound for Aus ... more

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  • Cover image of book Morality for Beautiful Girls (The No.1 Ladies
    Morality for Beautiful Girls (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 3) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780349117003 | ISBN 10: 0349117004

    In this thrid volume of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the irrepressible Precious Ramotswe faces surpreme problems at home and at work.With her detective agenct in financial difficulty, Mmma Ramotswe takes the hard decision to share offi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tears of the Giraffe (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 2) by Alexander McCall Smith
    Tears of the Giraffe (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 2) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780349116655 | ISBN 10: 0349116652

    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency introduced the world to the one and only Precious Ramotswe - the engaging and sassy owner of Botswana's only detective agency. Tears of the Giraffe, McCall Smith's second book, takes us further into this world as we ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories Fly; A Collection of African Fiction Written in Europe and the USA. by Brenda Cooper (Ed)
    Stories Fly; A Collection of African Fiction Written in Europe and the USA. - by Brenda Cooper (Ed)

    £10.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780864866080 | ISBN 10: 0864866089

    Where is home? How does our identity change when we move to a new country, or when national borders are eroded by globalisation? These are some of the themes of new fiction from African writers living outside the continent.  The writers of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broken Dreams by Jideofor Adibe
    Broken Dreams - by Jideofor Adibe

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780954503703 | ISBN 10: 0954503708

    Amid the smouldering tension of impending civil war, Pete Ogwu an his wife Teresa are forced to flee their home in western Nigeria, leaving behind a baby son and their housemaid. Adpoted by Madam Cash, Femi grows upto be an idealistic socialist write ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua Achebe
    Anthills of the Savannah - by Chinua Achebe

    £9.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780141186900 | ISBN 10: 0141186909

    'Worshipping a dictator is such a pain in the ass.' Chris, Ikem and Beatrice are three like-minded friends working under the military regime of His Excellency, the Sandhurst-educated President of Kangan. In the pressurized atmosphere of oppressi ... more

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  • Cover image of book They Die Strangers; A Novella and Short Stories from Yemen by Mohammad Abdul-Wali
    They Die Strangers; A Novella and Short Stories from Yemen - by Mohammad Abdul-Wali

    £11.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780292705081 | ISBN 10: 0292705085

    These stories, filled with nostalgia and the bitterness of exile, deal with Yemenis caught between differing cultures. Civil war and labor migration affect men abroad, women left behind, and children raised without fathers. The richness of Yemeni cul ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif
    The Map of Love - by Ahdaf Soueif

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780747545637 | ISBN 10: 0747545634

    In 1900 Lady Anna Winterbourne travels to Egypt where she falls in love with Sharif, an Egyptian Nationalist utterly committed to his country's cause.  A hundred years later, Isabel Parkman, and American divorcee and a descendant of Anna and Sha ... more

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